COVID-19: Ondo health Commissioner dies, as CMD UNIMED Teaching hospital tests positive

The Commissioner for Health in Ondo State, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro is dead.

He was said to have died at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo this afternoon after tested positive for the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

Also, the Chief Medical Director of the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Ondo, Dr Oluwole Ige has tested positive for COVID- 19.


This was contained in a statement issued by Adeeyo Babatunde on behalf of the Chief Medical Director

The statement noted that the CMD is currently being treated and he is responding to the treatment positively.


The statement advised all members of staff of the Teaching to go about their normal duties and continue to observe universal precautions against the COVID-19.


   The statement reads, ” This is to inform the members of staff of University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital and the general public that the Chief Medical Director  was positive to COVID-19 test conducted on him after he exhibited symptoms relating to Corona virus disease. 


“However, the CMD is currently being treated and he is responding to the treatment positively. All members of staff of the Teaching Hospital and the general public  are hereby advised to go about their normal duties and continue to observe universal precautions against the COVID-19 pandemic, as we also wish the CMD quick recovery” 

Published by Wonderlady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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